Over 22500 irrigation wells constructed under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana-Har Khet Ko Pani
The government has said that more than 22 thousand 500 irrigation wells have been constructed under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana – Har Khet Ko Pani. Jal Shakti Ministry said, as on November this year, nearly 36 thousand small and marginal farmers have been benefited under the scheme.
The scheme was formulated with the vision of extending the coverage of irrigation ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’ in a focused manner. The beneficiary under this scheme is small and marginal farmers only with priority to be given to SC and ST and Women farmers. The Ministry said, 15 projects in 12 states amounting to one thousand 719 crore rupees were approved so far.